Medical Nutrition Therapy for Diabetes: Best Practices 2021 and Beyond – Self-Study Course

Credits: 10
Course Expiration: April 18, 2024
Professional Approvals: CDR, NCBDE
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Course Expiration: April 18, 2024

Interpret and integrate evidenced-based research on diabetes management and decision making with this special self-study course! 

This CPE self-study course includes required reading of current clinical practice recommendations. The guidelines provide clinicians with the components of diabetes care, general treatment goals, and tools to evaluate quality of care. The recommendations are based on an extensive review of the clinical diabetes literature, supplemented with input from the medical community at large.

The self-study course provides opportunities for the learner to implement the concepts by using case study-based test questions to assess competency.

Purchasing Options: This is available as Additional Certificate only. Includes a link to the required reading in the course document, electronic test, and 1 certificate with passing grade.

This self-study course is an appropriate CPE program as it keeps dietitians and diabetes educators up to date on the most current evidence and practice in our field. Taking the time to read through and understand the required reading, ADA Standards of Care is essential to clinically understanding diabetes care, as well as implementing strategies with patients.
- Casey Seiden, MS, RD, CDN, CDCES
Medical Nutrition Therapy for Diabetes: Best Practices 2021 and Beyond Self Study Course
This CPE course is a valuable resource for healthcare professionals to advance and improve care for people with diabetes using evidence-based guidelines. The course and the required reading provide up to date diabetes standards of care.
- Lisa Brown, RDN, LD, CDCES
Medical Nutrition Therapy for Diabetes: Best Practices 2021 and Beyond Self Study Course

After completing this continuing professional education course, the learner should be able to:

  1. Interpret and integrate evidence-based research on diabetes management and literature in decision making and patient care.
  2. Apply medical nutrition therapy in management of type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
  3. Maintain the knowledge and skill to provide medical nutrition therapy to patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
  4. Keep abreast of current nutrition and dietetics knowledge and trends related to the diagnosis, classification, and treatment of diabetes.

This course is intended for: RDNs, CDEs/CDCES, and NDTRs

CDR Activity Number: 162939  Self Study Activity Type: 720 Printed
CPE Level: II

Suggested CDR Performance Indicators:

  • 4.1.2 Interprets and integrates evidenced-based research and literature in decision making.
  • 8.1.5 Applies medical nutrition therapy in disease prevention and management.
  • 8.3.1 Maintains the knowledge and skill to manage a variety of disease states and clinical conditions.
  • 8.3.6 Keeps abreast of current nutrition and dietetics knowledge and trends.

Note: Numerous other Performance Indicators may apply.

This self-study course includes required reading, a downloadable course document and an online exam with multiple choice, case study based questions. This course exam includes 51 questions. Upon passing the test, the learner can download and print the certificate.

Required Reading for this Course: The American Diabetes Association Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes – 2021 (Link included in the downloadable course document)

Disclaimer: The text/book associated with this course is required solely for the course taker to learn the underlying principles that will be applied in taking a case-study based exam. Neither the authors nor the publishers of the text/book have contributed to or endorsed this course.

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